Book Review/Giveaway: First-Time Quiltmaking

CONGRATS TO BETH T OF OREGON – WINNER OF THIS GIVEAWAY! I received First-Time Quiltmaking – learning to quilt in six easy lessons recently from Landauer Publishing for review and one of my readers will win it! From the publisher: One of the most popular introduction-to-quilting on the market is now available in a new…

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Book Review – Sew Wild

When I first saw this book in publicity sent out by Interweave, I immediately loved the book’s cover image! When I received the book the other day to review, I could not put it down. Sew Wild – Creating Stitch and Mixed Media is written by Alisa Burke, a painter and mixed-media artist who returned…

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The Beaded Edge Giveaway

CONGRATULATIONS TO BRENDA #1 – GIVEAWAY CLOSED I was recently sent this just-released book by Interweave to review. I’m giving it away to one lucky reader. Read on about the giveaway. The subtitle for this book “Inspired Designs for Crocheted Edgings and Trims” accurately describes this book. The Beaded Edge by Midori Nishida and the…

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Mixed Media Polymer Clay Workshop Dvd

Here is another one of Interweave’s Beading Daily Workshop with Ronna Sarvas Weltman, artist and best-selling author. Ronna takes the listener through the very basics of polymer clay starting with the tools needed for this craft to proper conditioning of the clay. Other topics include shaping and adding texture to the clay. She also includes…

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Metalwork DVD Giveaway

CLOSED – Congratulations to Susan Chong from Windsor, California! Metalwork, a new Beading Daily Workshop with Ronna Sarvas Weltman is a great DVD for those just beginning to create wire jewelry. Ronna is a great teacher who takes you through the basics, all the while giving tips on how to make the process easier. Her…

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Fabric Embellishing Fun

I was sent this book, Fabric Embellishing – The Basics & Beyond several months ago for review. I didn’t mean to sit on it so long, but I wanted to make sure I spent enough time with it to give it an adequate review. When I first opened it, I spent a couple hours turning…

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Resist(ance) is not futile! Giveaway

Giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Darla Catalano from Lancaster, PA!¬† Stay tuned for more craft giveaways. I don’t care what the Borg said (for all of your Star Trek fans), resist is not futile. In fact it’s fun and quite easy! While working on my review of Art Cloth by Jane Dunnewold, I played with…

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Print and Stamp Lab Review and Giveaway

GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO Bethany who won this great book. Stay tuned for more craft book giveaways! I love books that are mini workshops. This book is one of those. When I received this book, I just had to run into my “cave” and make some of these stamps. But let me tell…

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